12 April 2023
Dewar Awardees take to the stage this Spring
There are multiple opportunities to see Dewar Awardees take to the stage this month. Here’s a round-up of upcoming performances by our musical Awardees…
Sensational guitarist Sean Shibe will perform as part of the NYOS Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert in Glasgow on Saturday 15th April. A Dewar Awardee in 2008, Sean is now becoming a classical music star, having won multiple Gramophone Awards. In this concert, he will perform the beautiful and striking ‘Susurrus’ by Finnish composer Lotta Wennakoski.
Book tickets: NYOS Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert 2023
A Dewar Awardee in 2007, Jenna Reid has become one of Shetland’s finest fiddlers. She will play alongside Harris Playfair in Hawick this weekend, celebrating the release of their new duo album in what’s sure to be an exhilarating evening of music.
Book tickets: Jenna Reid & Harris Playfair in Hawick
Hailed as a rising star by the magazine International Piano, Scottish pianist Christina Lawrie received a Dewar Award in 2006 and has since built an exciting and varied career as soloist, song pianist and chamber musician. Christina will be performing a solo piano recital as part of SpringFest ‘23 in Inverness on Wednesday 19th April. The full programme is yet to be published, but you can expect to hear music by Bach, Mozart, Louise Farrenc, Gershwin, Chopin and Schumann.
Book tickets: SpringFest ’23: Christina Lawrie
Calum Huggan received a Dewar Award in 2011 to support his Masters studies at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. He returns to the RCS on the 8th May for the opening performance of this year’s PLUG festival. A launch pad for new and exploratory music from the RCS, he will perform new music by Ailie Ormston an Eli Morrison with Stephanie Lamprea.
Book tickets: Plug 1: Calum Huggan and Stephanie Lamprea